Statistics

2017-2018 Statistics

  • Over 400 rescues carried out
  • 210 swans admitted to Swan Lifeline
  • 74 of these were cygnets
  • 69 had to receive vet treatment
  • 20 fatalities on site
  • 16 had to be euthanised
  • 15 dead on arrival

Reasons for admission:

  • 50 Flying accidents
  • 38 Beaten up by other swans
  • 30 Body injuries
  • 24 Abandoned cygnets
  • 13 Fishing tackle. (Doesn’t include fishing tackle removed on rescue)
  • 9 Overall poor condition
  • 9 Wing amputations
  • 9 Dog attacks
  • 7 Botulism
  • 4 Poisoned/toxins
  • 4 Oiled
  • 4 Road traffic accident
  • 3 Lead poisoning
  • 3 Fox attacks
  • 3 Shot – catapult
  • 3 Bitten by pike